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Tribeca: Zac Efron, Heather Graham Headline 'At Any Price' Premiere

April 21st, 2013 10:01am EDT
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Young hearthrob Zac Efron joined co-stars Dennis Quaid and Heather Graham for the premiere of At any Price at the Tribeca Film Festival. The tent was packed with young, eager fans waiting to catch a glimpse of High School Musical alum. 

The film is about the gregarious businessman Henry Whipple (Quaid) who runs a successful midsize seed-farming empire in the robust farm country of rural Iowa, a legacy in which he takes great pride and hopes to someday leave to his son, Dean (Efron). But rebellious Dean has big dreams of becoming a racecar driver and no interest in carrying on the business ...
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Win A Date With Zac Efron & Support A Good Cause!

October 25th, 2012 12:33pm EDT
Zac Efron
We all dream of our real "Win A Date with Tad Hamilton" moment, but never actually think it could become a reality. But, wait. Win a Date with Zac Efron just became reality! The Hollywood hottie has teamed up with leading online charity auction site Charitybuzz.com to auction off a one-on-one meeting with him in Los Angeles.

And better yet, the time the winning bidder spends with Efron is time well spent for more than just his biggest fan – proceeds from the auction will benefit Communities in Schools Los Angeles, whose mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowerin...
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Zac Efron: 'It Is The Day I Think I Became A Man'

October 4th, 2012 8:47am EDT
Zac Efron
Zac Efron was left squirming in his underwear when Nicole Kidman caught him off guard by asking him to dance during their shoot for The Paperboy.

The actor was bracing himself to deliver an emotional scene in the erotic thriller, and was stunned when his co-star suggested they dance while he was wearing nothing but a pair of tight, white briefs.

However, Efron admits sharing a dance with the actress in the rain was a career highlight.

He tells Ellen DeGeneres, "Nicole is so amazing to work with but she's also very improvisational and once she finds the character she can sort of maneuv...
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'Paperboy' Sex Scene Between Nicole Kidman & John Cusack 'Scared' Zac Efron

September 24th, 2012 10:38am EDT
Nicole Kidman
Zac Efron was a little freaked out by co-star Nicole Kidman's intensity on the set of his new movie "The Paperboy." He admits he was looking for a project with depth and risk, and he definitely got it in Lee Daniels' new film.

The movie centers on Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack), who is convicted of killing a seedy sheriff. He is given a new life when pen pal Charlotte Bless (Kidman) enlists the aid of two journalists to try and get him off death row.

In one explicit scene, Van Wetter is so turned on by Bless he masturbates into his underwear as Efron's Jack Jansen watches.

Efron was ...
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10 On-Set Celebrity Romances That Didn't Last

August 17th, 2012 5:00pm EDT
Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart
"Twilight" sweethearts Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson seemed like a match made in heaven until the actress publicly confessed to having an affair with her "Snow White and the Huntsman" director Rupert Sanders.

Even worse, rumors circulated that Pattinson had been planning to propose before he found out his girlfriend cheated. Now the couple, which has notoriously been private about their relationship, appears to have broken up after dating for three years and starring in five films together.

It's not uncommon for celebrities to find love on set. Sometimes there's a happy ending ("Tr...
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Demi Lovato To Host Teen Choice Awards Later This Month

July 9th, 2012 11:10am EDT
Demi Lovato
New "The X Factor" judge Demi Lovato will host this year's Teen Choice Awards, which will air July 22 on Fox. Teen Choice 2012 celebrates the most popular teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web.

Those scheduled to appear include Lea Michele, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Josh Hutcherson, Zac Efron, Ellen Degeneres, Zooey Deschanel, Tyler Posey, Gordon Ramsay, and Ashley Benson.

Performers will include Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida, No Doubt and DJ Pauly D, who will serve as "Choice" DJ for the night.

Fans ages 13-19 are asked to vote once eac...
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Christina Aguilera, Zac Efron & More Stars Celebrated July 4 At The Beach

July 5th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Christina Aguilera & Matthew Rutler
Many stars celebrated Independence Day by going to the beach and attending parades yesterday. Christina Aguilera was in Malibu with her boyfriend Matthew Rutler and her son Max. The singer wore a festive red, white and blue blouse.

Singer/actor Jared Leto also enjoyed the 4th of July hanging out on the beach in Malibu with some friends. The bearded rocker wore a black fedora, a grey sweatshirt and a white tank top that read "Malibu."

Ben Affleck and his wife Jennifer Garner took their daughters Seraphina and Violet to a parade in Los Angeles.

Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel sp...
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Zac Efron Is Single Again

June 12th, 2012 9:23am EDT
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After just three months of dating, Zac Efron and Lily Collins have reportedly split. The couple went public with their romance during a romantic date in February, just before Valentine's Day.

Their hectic schedules led to the break up, according to Usmagazine.com. A source says, "They're no longer together. They were never serious, though; it was just a casual thing and it fizzled (out). They were never in the same place at the same time."

Lily Collins, daughter of popstar Phil Collins, was previously linked to "Twilight" star Taylor Lautner. Efron had a longterm relationship with "High S...
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Director Lee Daniels Down Plays Cannes Criticism Of 'The Paperboy'

May 24th, 2012 5:26pm EDT
Lee Daniels
Film maker Lee Daniels has brushed off criticism of his new movie The Paperboy after causing controversy in Cannes by debuting a scene in which Nicole Kidman appears to urinate on Zac Efron to treat a jellyfish sting.

The big screen adaptation of author Pete Dexter's book of the same name was met with mixed reviews when the Precious filmmaker premiered the crime thriller at the film festival in France on Thursday, and many reporters admitted they were turned off by the sight of the Oscar winner relieving herself on Efron.

In a post on Twitter.com, Empire magazine writer Nick de Semlyen ...
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Cannes Preview: Spotlight Set For Big Stars And Great Films

May 15th, 2012 7:03pm EDT
Angelina Jolie - Brad Pitt
Despite my extensive coverage of Sundance, South by Southwest and Toronto International film festivals, I can’t quite afford to go to Cannes, France. I’ll have to watch the Cannes Film Festival from afar, but here are some things I know to expect from May 16 to May 27.

The international competition often leads to big Hollywood releases. Major films in competition include David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis starring Robert Pattinson, Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom starring Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton and Edward Norton, Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy starring Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, Mat...
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Zac Efron Is Dapper In Berlin With Eggplant Colored Suit & Bandaged Hand

April 26th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Zac Efron Berlin Lucky One premiere
Zac Efron attended "The Lucky One" premiere in Berlin, Germany, yesterday rocking a colorful suit by George Clinton. Eschewing black, blue, or boring grey, the actor opted for a shade of purple that looked quite good on the red carpet.

He was still wearing a bandage on his left hand. At the U.K. premiere of the film on Monday he jokingly said the injury was caused when a fan bit him.

The film, based on Nicholas Sparks' novel, debuted at number two at the box office last weekend, taking in $22.8 million. The film centers on a marine overseas who comes across a discarded photo of a beautifu...
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Zac Efron Felt 'Awkward' Watching 'Lucky One' Sex Scenes With His Mom

April 23rd, 2012 9:03am EDT
Zac Efron & Taylor Schilling Lucky One
Zac Efron was left "squirming" in his seat after taking his mother to an advance screening of his new romantic drama The Lucky One, and even ducked out of the theatre when things got a little too steamy onscreen.

The actor admits he was left red faced as he watched his own love scenes with actress Taylor Schilling - as his mom Starla sat nearby.

Efron tells People.com, "We saw the film together and I was kind of squirming. Even though she was a couple of seats down from me, I tried to duck out during those (love) scenes because it was too embarrassing.

"Obviously I'm acting, but knowing ...
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'Think Like A Man' Knocks 'The Hunger Games' From Top Spot At The Box Office

April 22nd, 2012 10:35pm EDT
Think Like a Man
Romantic comedy Think Like a Man has finally knocked The Hunger Games from the top of the box office chart after a four-week reign.

Think Like A Man - based on comedian Steve Harvey's book and starring Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Meagan Good and Gabrielle Union - grossed $33.3 million during its first weekend, while The Hunger Games came in third this week with $14.5 million in box office receipts, bringing the film's overall U.S. take since opening to a whopping $356.9 million.

The Lucky One, based on Nicholas Sparks' novel and starring teen heartthrob Zac Efron also bested Games, comi...
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Zac Efron's 'Lucky One' Love Interest Taylor Schilling Is Sexy In Black

April 17th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Taylor Schilling
Taylor Schilling is a relative newcomer to Hollywood. She stars in "The Lucky One" opposite Zac Efron, which hits theaters this weekend. You may know her from the short-lived TV series about nurses, "Mercy."

The actress attended the film's premiere in Los Angeles yesterday looking sleek and sexy in a simple black dress with thin silver piping along the bodice.

In the film, a marine overseas comes across a discarded photo of a beautiful woman. Upon returning home to civilian life, the soldier tracks her down and tries to win her heart.

See more photos of Taylor from the premiere...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'The Lucky One,' 'Think Like A Man' & More

April 17th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
If you missed my interview with Fran Kranz and Kristen Connolly from “The Cabin in the Woods,” definitely be sure to give it a read. They both had some amusing stories to share about their experience working with Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon on the movie. Also last week, I had the opportunity to visit Washington DC for an exciting espionage adventure in honor of the blu-ray release for “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” which I chronicled here.

Arriving in theaters this week are the Zac Efron romantic drama “The Lucky One,” the African American comedy “Think Life a Man,” the pri...
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'Lucky One' Star Zac Efron's Hot Marine Body Graces May Cover Of Men's Health

April 17th, 2012 12:46pm EDT
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"The Lucky One" star Zac Efron graces the May cover of Men’s Health (on newsstands today!) showing off his uber ripped new bod. In the issue, he opens up about his transformation from a Disney Channel all-star to a leading man with a Marine’s work ethic. Says Zac: "I was never a natural at anything, but I could always outwork everybody."

Sexy!

Check out more of Zac's interview below!

Zac on choosing a variety of roles and projects…
“Look, I was just a musical-theater guy. I would have been happy to do that for the rest of my life. But there’s something about me that’s always searching ...
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'Lucky One' Star Zac Efron Is Dirty & Hot In New Issue Of 'Men's Health'

April 15th, 2012 3:00pm EDT
Zac Efron in Men's Health
If you like sappy Nicholas Sparks novels turned into films and you like male stars in their 20s, than "The Lucky One" starring Zac Efron is a must-see movie next weekend.

In the film, Zac plays an Iraq War veteran who searches for the woman from a mysterious photo that he credits with saving his life during three tours of duty.

In the latest issue of "Men's Health" (on newsstands April 17), the actor talked about his body's transformation after training for "The Lucky One." He explained, "By the end of the movie I didn't recognize myself. You hear about guys like Christian Bale who dive ...
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Lorax Statue Stolen From Dr. Seuss Estate

March 28th, 2012 8:02am EDT
The Lorax
A statue of famous Dr. Seuss character The Lorax has been stolen from the late author's estate in San Diego, California.

The bronze artwork of the character, featured in the book of the same name and a new movie starring Zac Efron, was standing on a tree stump at the children's writer's hilltop home, but it was reported missing on Monday.

Dr. Seuss - real name Theodor Geisel - died in 1991 aged 87. The statue was one of two made by his stepdaughter, and the writer's widow, Audrey, still lives at the property.

San Diego police Lieutenant Andra Brown tells Reuters, "We don't know if it'...
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'The Lorax' Beats 'John Carter' At Weekend Box Office

March 12th, 2012 8:44am EDT
The Lorax
Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" has climbed its way to the top of the box office after raking in $39.1 million at the weekend.

The animated family film, voiced by the likes of Taylor Swift and Zac Efron, stole the number one spot from adventure movie John Carter, which debuted at second place with earnings of $30.6 million.

Comedy Project X dropped to third with takings of $11.6 million, while Elizabeth Olsen's thriller Silent House entered the countdown in fourth place ($7 million) and action film Act of Valor ($7 million) rounded out the top five.
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Zac Efron Dreams Of Moving Down Under

March 7th, 2012 4:20pm EST
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Zac Efron dreams of moving to Australia because he can keep a "low profile" Down Under and indulge his passion for surfing.

The High School Musical actor has a lot of friends in the country, but admits he can't quite afford to buy a house there just yet.

He tells the AAP, "It is easy to keep a low profile. We jump into a little bus and my Aussie friends know all of the best surfing spots. We surf every day and barbecue every afternoon. Then we get to bed early, wake up, surf and do it all over again."

"I love Australia... God, I would love to (move to Australia). I'd love to get a nic...
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'The Lorax' Stuns By Earning $70 Million In Opening Weekend

March 5th, 2012 8:46am EST
The Lorax
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax has shattered box office records by grossing a whopping $70.7 million in its opening weekend.

The big screen adaptation of the beloved children's book, featuring the voices of Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Ed Helms and Danny DeVito, now holds the biggest debut of the year so far, beating the $41.2 million romantic drama The Vow garnered last month.

Comedy "Project X" opened in second place on the new box office chart with $20.8 million, while "Act of Valor," featuring real U.S. Navy Seals, slipped from first to third place with a $13.7 million take in its second week on re...
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Zac Efron & Danny DeVito Read 'The Lorax' To New York Schoolchildren

March 4th, 2012 4:00pm EST
Zac Efron
Zac Efron boosted an American literacy campaign on Friday by reading The Lorax to a group of schoolchildren in New York.

The High School Musical star voices the character of Ted in the new film version of Dr. Seuss' classic book and he marked Read Across America Day on Friday by reciting the story to 300 kids at the New York Public Library in Manhattan.

He teamed up with his Lorax co-star Danny DeVito for the reading, which also marked 108 years since the writer's birth.

Efron says, "As a kid, I remember thinking, 'What would it be like to go on this big adventure...?' Now here I am, two...
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Celebrity Dating Rumors: Tim Tebow And Taylor Swift? Ashton Kutcher And Lorene Scafaria? And More

March 1st, 2012 12:00pm EST
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All of the attention may have been on the Oscars for the past week, but we still got the news on some possible celebrity couples trying to stay under the radar.

Tim Tebow and Taylor Swift were spotted at a pre-Oscars party, which made for tons of buzz. "After dinner, he walked her out," a source told ClevverNews. "Then he walked back in to join two other people. I think they may both have been with their agents." Swift also had to refute rumors she was dating Lorax co-star Zac Efron. "He’s awesome, we are not a couple though," Swift said. "You hear people get together when they’re shooting...
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Q&A: Zac Efron Says He & His 'Lorax' Character Are Hopeless Romantics, Kind Of Annoying & Pretty Funny

February 29th, 2012 11:15am EST
Zac Efron - The Lorax
Zac Efron knows he’s a hit with the high school contingent, and after three High School Musicals, they’re growing up with him. Efron’s done some more grown-up comedies like 17 Again and New Years Eve, and some drama in Charlie St. Cloud and Me and Orson Welles. Now he’s going for an even younger audience.

The Lorax is Efron’s first animated movie. He provides the voice of Ted, a young boy with a crush on Audrey (Taylor Swift). When Ted goes looking for the one last tree outside of town, he learns the story of the Lorax (Danny DeVito) and how an entrepreneur, The Once-ler (Ed Helms) talked ...
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2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards Red Carpet (Video)

February 26th, 2012 7:20pm EST
Michelle Williams
The stars came out to Santa Monica today for the 27th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards hosted my Seth Rogan. Starpulse was there to cover the carpet arrivals which included many nominees, presenters and special award recipients.

Celebrities who graced the purple carpet included Zoe Saldana, Benjamin Bratt, Max Greenfield, Rashida Jones, Michelle Williams, Wilmer Valderrama, Jessica Chastain, Laura Dern, Matthew Lillard, Patricia Clarkson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, John C. Reilly, Giovanni Ribisi, James Cromwell, Simon Baker, Willem Dafoe, Zac Efron, William H. Macy, Eli...
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Kate Beckinsale Dazzles In A Bright Purple Jumpsuit At Independent Spirit Awards (See Pics & Winners)

February 26th, 2012 6:27pm EST
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale and a whole slew of this year's most popular actresses - including Elizabeth Olsen, Jessica Chastain, Kirsten Dunst and Zoe Saldana - to name a few, graced the purple carpet at the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards, held at the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Calif.

For 25 years the event has been held as a luncheon on the beach in the coastal California town, and the ceremony celebrates the best in independent films.

At this year's awards The Artist continued its run toward Oscar glory by taking in four top honors at the event, including Best Feature, Director, Male ...
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Taylor Swift Taught Zac Efron How To Play Guitar

February 21st, 2012 8:36am EST
Zac Efron
Zac Efron can now add guitar player to his resume after receiving lessons from country star Taylor Swift.

The High School Musical hunk bonded with Swift after they both loaned their voices to new animated movie The Lorax, and the Love Story hit-maker was more than happy to pass on her best musical tips.

Efron tells the Los Angeles Times, "She's a great teacher. In the past, everyone who has tried to teach me guitar starts with music theory and stuff like that. I tend to just doze off after a little while. She went straight into songs."

"She taught me, like, four chords, and I'm alread...
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Danny DeVito Looks Adorable At 'The Lorax' Premiere

February 20th, 2012 10:00am EST
Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito got up close and personal with a giant Lorax mascot at "The Lorax" premiere in Los Angeles yesterday. We don't know who's more huggable!

In the Dr. Seuss tale, a boy encounters a cantankerous forest creature after leaving his artificial city in search of a tree. Ted (voice of Zac Efron) lives in a town where everything is plastic, including the plants. He boldly leaves the city determined to find a "real, living tree" for his crush Audrey (Taylor Swift).

Along the way, Ted crosses paths with the Lorax (DeVito), a diminutive, mustached defender of nature who doesn't take k...
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'Lorax' Stars Taylor Swift, Zac Efron & More Promote Literacy

February 18th, 2012 12:30pm EST
Taylor Swift
"The Lorax" co-stars Taylor Swift, Danny De Vito, Zac Efron and Betty White have teamed up to launch a new reading initiative.

The stars each voice characters in the highly-anticipated Dr. Seuss film and, as part of their commitment to promote the benefits of literacy, country singer Swift, Efron and White have shot a new campaign for the National Education Association's Read Across America Day on March 2.

"The Hangover" star Ed Helms has also signed up to help.

In the new ad each star recites one line from a wacky poem to encourage kids to read more.

Mean hitmaker Swift has been a long...
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Zac Efron And Lily Collins Spend Valentine's Day Together

February 16th, 2012 9:02am EST
Zac Efron
Zac Efron and Lily Collins fueled rumors they are dating by spending Valentine's Day together.

The pair sparked speculation of a romance after they were spotted enjoying an intimate dinner earlier this month.

Now, they have fueled the rumor mill by spending the most romantic day of the year in each other's company.

They enjoyed a date at the Soho House club in West Hollywood and were snapped leaving the exclusive venue together.

Collins has previously dated Twilight hunk Taylor Lautner, while Efron had a public romance with his High School Musical co-star Vanessa Hudgens.
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